Posted on 18 May 2013 by Ellen Carr
With a screwed-up face and the exclamation “you look like an owl”, Olivia’s friendship with neighbourhood rebel and outcast Kay begins, along with her transformation into ‘Owl’. Jon Keevy’s rich and evocative text is a classic bildungsroman; a narrative that chart’s Olivia’s arrival into a new town, new school and growth into a teenager. The [...]
Posted on 13 May 2013 by Ellen Carr
It was the blurb of Silva Semerciyan’s Gather Ye Rosebuds that drew me in, claiming to bravely be addressing issues of female circumcision and failures of the Arab Spring. It’s refreshing to see a show in the Fringe brochure dealing with such powerful issues. Unfortunately the production wasn’t as brave as I was hoping for, and with [...]
Posted on 21 February 2013 by Ellen Carr
Performance, installation, soundscape and landscape: Ellen Carr discovers the art of interdisciplinary company Fevered Sleep
Posted on 03 February 2013 by Ellen Carr
Story-telling, eating cake and the sex lives of the over 65s: Gruesome Playground Injuries director Justin Audibert reveals more about the show and his ambitions.